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Sonia Gandhi rules out early Lok Sabha polls, says UPA will get a third term

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New Delhi: Scotching speculation, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday ruled out the possibility of early Lok Sabha polls."Our aim is to go till the very end," she told reporters after the ina

Govt seeks Parliament nod for additional expenditure of Rs 7,500 crore; 1,000 cr towards 'Nirbhaya Fund'


New Delhi: The government on Friday sought Parliament's nod for an additional expenditure of Rs 7,500 crore, which will include Rs 1,000 crore towards 'Nirbhaya Fund' for safety of women and a simila

Will coal fire cook Food Bill?


New Delhi: A day after law-makers celebrated the Indian version of friendship day, the Parliament is likely to see acrimonious scenes on Thursday over the missing coal scam files even as the UPA gove

Files of firms that lost race missing


New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation, probing the Coalgate scam, suspects that around 157 private companies were allegedly eliminated irregularly to favour the ineligible beneficiary compan

Rare smile on Sonia’s face, what next?


New Delhi: Amid the ruckus in the Lok Sabha over the missing coal scam files, and protests over the bifurcation of AP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi allowed herself a brief smile.
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Missing files din buries Food Bill


New Delhi: The relentless furore in both Houses of Parliament on Tuesday over the missing files on coal block allocations scuttled the government’s attempt to push through the UPA’s  ambitious Nation

Digivijay slams Modi, calls him fascist

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New Delhi: Slamming as "fascist" Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's pitch for a "Congress Mukt Bharat", Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday reached out to all non-BJP parties on the plank of

Andhra Pradesh expresses inability to pay Rs 4,000 crore for food scheme


Hyderabad: The state needs an additional 1.76 lakh tonnes of rice per month to implement the UPA government’s ambitious Food Security Scheme. The state government is already supplying four lakh tonne

Charity for poll wins will not help rural India develop: Narendra Modi

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Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today targetted Centre's rural development schemes, saying that 'charity' for winning elections instead of solid development work will not help impro

Narendra Modi objects to `flaws’ in Food Bill


New Delhi: On the eve of Tuesday’s all-party meeting on the Food Security Bill, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who heads the BJP’s campaign committee for the Lok Sabha polls, has said in a let

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